See Ya, December!

How is your New Year going? We are recovering from a busy December.

OMG Becky turned 18 years old. I’m still trying to come to terms with that one.

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We celebrated with a family birthday dinner party a few days after her actual birthday.

Birthday spankings on her birthday.

bday2 Dinner with friends the night before.
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We went to see Santa at our traditional location.

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Dinner with friends on the Country Club Plaza.

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We got there a bit early and the place was basically empty. Then within 15 minutes of taking this photo, the entire restaurant was packed! plaza2

It was a Spanish restaurant with amazing tapas and sangria. I can’t wait to go back!

Christmas Eve was a bit different for me this year. I found out that morning I have bronchitis. I was told to stay away from other people as much as possible. And given a mask to wear. That meant I skipped Christmas Eve dinner and church with my family. I did wear my mask and go over for the gift giving and dessert portion of the evening. I didn’t want to miss everything!

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Annual Christmas Eve photo of my girls with my nieces and nephews.
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There were a few kiddos missing this year.  😦

Christmas morning, my parents came over for breakfast and to watch my girls open their presents. Then my girls went to their dad’s to celebrate with him for a few days. I usually spend Christmas afternoon at my parents’ house, but stayed home again to keep my germs away.

Our New Year’s Eve was also a quiet one at home. OMG Becky was involved in a car wreck the night before. (It wasn’t her fault and she is recovering. More on that later.) We watched a movie and ordered take-out. We watched the NYC ball drop at 11:00 PM our time and called it a night, but not before we heard our neighbors shooting off fireworks at that time. Apparently, they were on East Coast time, too!

How did you celebrate New Year’s Eve?

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